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#33 Former Animal Rights Prisoner on Ag-Gag Laws, Secretive Prison Units & Detention of Daniel McGowan

Our government is trying to silence the animal rights movement (and any other activist movement it deems a threat) by any means necessary.  Here is one of three interviews I will put up that explains exactly how they are going about it and why. 308 more words

Politics

New Year, New Session, New Ag Committee Chairs

There are 62 Legislators in the DE General Assembly. Many are former teachers. Some run small businesses. A few have backgrounds in healthcare. Five are former police officers (according to a recent  595 more words

Agriculture

A Drone Program That's Easy To Love

Journalist Will Potter wants to use drones to monitor factory farms, especially in states that have adopted ag-gag laws:

The agriculture industry is waging an international campaign to create a media blackout.

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Animal Rights

Spying on Slaughter

Here’s a recent article headlined “Slaughterhouse Says Changes Made” by the Asbury Park Press, based in New Jersey, where the president of Catelli Brothers took “swift action” after an undercover video showed abuse of Holstein veal calves. 588 more words

Advocacy Groups

Animal abuse – The violence that breeds violence

Recently, the RSPCA in Western Australia reported a 100% increase in deliberate animal bashings in the first half of 2014. Meanwhile, the ABC informed us… 844 more words

Animal Welfare

US-style "ag-gag" laws heading to Australia

Not only is the Abbott Government attempting to lead us down the path of US-style health and education systems with co-payments for doctors visits and deregulated universities, but our state governments (with support at the federal level) are hell-bent on moving towards… 326 more words

Food For Thought

Ag-gag Laws: Silencing the Messenger

by Kimberley Thomas | March 23, 2014

A few years ago, I created a short documentary as my final project for an advanced writing course, a course that focused on persuasive writing for diverse audiences. 331 more words